Ginger

Day 4 – Gingerbread Sleighs & Giant Men!


Two different projects for Day 4 of The Pink Whisk 12 Days of Christmas – Giant Gingerbread Men and Sleigh’s too – all using a fab Gingerbread Dough

Time to get cracking!

Read more…

Print Friendly
Posted in Biscuit, Biscuits, Children, Christmas, Decorating, Egg-free, Gifts, Ginger, Treats, Twelve Days of Christmas | 462 Comments

Giant Gingerbread Man


So how about a Giant Gingerbread Man?  

Read more…

Print Friendly
Posted in Biscuit, Biscuits, Children, Christmas, Decorating, Egg-free, Gifts, Ginger, Treats, Twelve Days of Christmas | 107 Comments

Gingerbread Sleighs

 

A Gingerbread Sleigh – filled with a Chocolate Father Christmas and Snowballs!

My plan was to make these for the boys for Christmas, but having made only 2 and there being 3 of them these are off to the school Christmas fair instead!

Read more…

Print Friendly
Posted in Biscuit, Biscuits, Children, Christmas, Decorating, Egg-free, Gifts, Ginger, Treats, Twelve Days of Christmas | 83 Comments

Gingerbread

Gingerbread dough is always lots of fun – whether you want to make biscuits, men or even a Gingerbread house then a good dough recipe is the place to start.  The resting of the dough and chilling is an important step for the very best in gingery spiced flavoured biscuits so try not to miss it out if you can.

Read more…

Print Friendly
Posted in Biscuit, Biscuits, Children, Christmas, Decorating, Egg-free, Gifts, Ginger, Treats, Twelve Days of Christmas | 99 Comments

Halloween Ginger Biscuits

 

 

One for the kids to help with, my boys never seem to tire of this old school baking idea and will put mini Halloween cutters to good use!

Ingredients:

450g plain flour

1 tsp ground ginger

1/2 tsp ground cinnamon

1/2 tsp bicarbonate of soda

115g butter

100g soft light brown sugar

1 egg, large

150g golden syrup

1 x pkt clear boiled fruit sweets

Makes 24.

Read more…

Print Friendly
Posted in Biscuit, Biscuits, Ginger, Halloween, Kids, Treats | 16 Comments

Carrot Cake

Carrot Cake

A traditional cake but still one of my favourites, it’s good for feeding the masses too!

Ingredients:

225ml sunflower oil

3 eggs, large

120g golden syrup

150g soft light brown sugar

240g self-raising flour

1½ tsp cinnamon

½ tsp allspice (if you don’t have allspice you can just leave it out!)

½tsp ground ginger

1tsp bicarbonate of soda

300g grated carrots

Print Friendly

Read more…

Print Friendly
Posted in Afternoon Tea, Cake, Cinnamon, Decorating, Ginger, Syrup, Treats | 42 Comments

Mum’s Ginger Muffins

Mum's Ginger Muffins


You can always rely on Mums!  Mums mind children when you’re flat out, Mums give you a hug when you’re adamant you can’t possibly do one more thing….and Mums make great Ginger Muffins coated in sticky lemon icing!  They also write it up for all The Pink Whiskers too!

Read more…

Print Friendly
Posted in Cake, Cupcakes, Ginger, Guest Post, Lemon, Muffins, Treats | 26 Comments

Mint Ginger and Blackberry Miniature Cakes

Mint Ginger and Blackberry Cakes


Here are the miniature cakes that I made for The Great British Bake Off Final – despite Mary not liking them I do and I’m sure you will too!
Ingredients:Cakes200g butter200g caster sugar4 eggs 200g self raising flour20g fresh mint30g fresh root ginger150g fresh blackberries
Buttercream125g softened butter250g sifted icing sugar1tbsp milk1tsp vanilla extract50g blackberries
This recipe will make you 12 buns if you make them in the large style paper cases and if you use the individual  cake pans like I did it will make 8.

Read more…

Print Friendly
Posted in Blackberry, Cake, Cupcakes, Ginger, The Great British Bake Off, Treats | 25 Comments

The Best Ever Ginger Cake!

The best recipes have a good story behind them and this one is no exception.

Back in the day, when I was at High School, the canteen made a wonderfully moreish ginger cake – my friends and I all went mad for it (well we were only 12!) I must have been interested in baking even then and tried no end to prise the recipe from the Dinner Ladies – to no avail.

Read more…

Related Posts Plugin for WordPress, Blogger...
Print Friendly
Posted in Cake, Ginger | 51 Comments